[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2014-2: Improving 8.4 Anti-Flip Language

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Jan 29 19:06:33 EST 2014

On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 10:26 AM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
> On 24 January 2014 the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) accepted "ARIN-prop-194
> Improving 8.4 Anti-Flip Language" as a Draft Policy.
> Modify 8.4:
> Source entities within the ARIN region must not have received a transfer,
> allocation, or assignment of IPv4 number resources from ARIN for the 12
> months prior to the approval of a transfer request. This restriction does
> not include M&A transfers. Restrictions related to recent receipt of blocks
> shall not apply to inter-RIR transfers within the same organization and its
> subsidiaries.


"and its subsidiaries" defeats the anti-flipping provision. Creating
and then selling a "subsidiary" has a trivial cost. Restrict it to
"same organization" and you won't have harmed things any more than
having inter-rir transfers at all harms things.

Bill Herrin

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